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09/30/13

Figuring out how much added acreage to plant isn't an easy calculation - especially when imports, varietals, regulations, alternative uses and price points are factored in ...

09/30/13

... to increase wine consumer awareness of the high-quality wines from the Sonoma Valley region through a marketing campaign

09/30/13

Department-wide Lapse in Appropriations Contingency Plan Summary

09/30/13

American AgCredit's recent acquisition of Petaluma-based Chris Maloney Crop Insurance Services represents a growing focus toward crop insurance in California, as the farm lender seeks to bolster its financial offerings to West Coast farmers.

09/30/13

His niche offers a few thousand discerning runners the chance to visit a wine-growing region, feast their eyes while racing through vineyards and then savor the tastes and congeniality of a post-run festival

09/30/13

Brown marmorated stink bug, a threat to wine grapes and other crops, infests Sacramento.

09/30/13

Voters acknowledge serious water supply problems but balk when told the multibillion-dollar price tags to address them, poll finds.

09/30/13

Land scramble will intensify water shortages, conference told.

09/30/13

The sherry industry is mourning the loss of Mauricio González-Gordon Diéz, who died on Friday, Sept. 27, aged 89.

09/30/13

Bordeaux has announced a drop in sales to China, though exports are still at their highest-ever level

09/30/13

After a half-decade characterized by titanic brand shifts, one of the worst economic downturns in U.S. history and a renaissance in the whisky category, the U.S. market's 10 largest spirits companies all displayed volume growth in 2012 for the second consecutive year.

09/30/13

New research shows that white wine drinkers have heavier pours, and people are more likely to overpour if they're drinking from a wider glass, or if they're holding the glass in their hand.

09/30/13

Liquor stores have won every fight so far. But they may not for much longer

09/30/13

Wine maker Wolf Blass told the Advertiser he has been "very disappointed" with several aspects of the recent Savour Australia festival held in Adelaide

09/30/13

If you think paying $90 admission to Epcot's International Food & Wine Festival, plus eating your way around the world at $8 a stop is a big-ticket day, you should meet Martha and Richard Solar.

09/30/13

Vineyards scramble to make the most of a challenging year.

09/30/13

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 Index is heading for its second consecutive quarterly decline after price gains in the first 10 weeks of this year and in late August lost momentum amid lack of demand for the 2012 vintage.

09/30/13

program offers certificates in viticulture, focusing on the science, production and study of grapes; and in enology

09/30/13

Jessica Munnell and Juan Muñoz-Oca, combined, make more wine than anyone else in the state

09/30/13

Up to three times a day, Green Acres Ranch activities coordinator Colleen Julian leads a small group on horseback through a 75-minute, 3-mile trail ride in Temecula Valley Wine Country.

09/30/13

Harvest is a great time of year for photographing wine grapes, which become the most identifiable by their colors, shapes and overall morphology during that fleeting window just before they are picked.

09/30/13

Wine industry and related businesses create 46,000 local jobs.

09/30/13

The organic wine sector is taking off, but could it become a victim of its own success?

09/30/13

There is simply nothing more important to California's future than an adequate and dependable supply of clean water.

09/30/13

A manager for a vineyard management company on Thursday reported the theft of $17,000 worth of equipment from two separate locations the night before, according to the Napa County Sheriff's Office.

09/30/13

The 33rd annual Okanagan Fall Wine Festival begins Thursday in British Columbia, and a recent study indicates wine-related tourism in the Okanagan Valley generates $139 million annually to the region's economy.